Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on January 24, 1888 · Page 4
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Sterling, Illinois
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THE EVENING GAZETTE: TUESDAY, JANUARY, -24 1888. LOVEH5' QUARRELS. Ktnc« tb*rT*s no boljx C---TTI" l^t 111 ki-i nnd pfirfc. Knv, I hrv? d.iTi'S v-u C-1 no rrr>rr of mi*; An.! 1 trn "i^t • ^~" ; '- r- T "'t n-Uh nil tn|lh*«rt— lUai:h'r;r---i.-T»:y 1 ttiv-.plf cno <•'•••-. fUr\kpl;>i7vtM f'^T,-rant 1 ? 1 ! nti OHr vow*, - ... And, whfii n-M rm-K at any time aj^nln. Be It not «wn In «Mth'-r of our brown That wo on** J->t of former IOVP retain. Ko'.v. nf tv h«st (?!«!> of Love'i latest breath. When, h!i»o fniUnc, Passion sl^plea* hem, When Faith is troweling by bin bed of rt^ath And Innoc**nr»* is closing up his eyrfl— Now, if ttioq wnuUst, when lUl hare glvtti him orer From denth to Ufa thou mlffht hfra yet recoTor. —Michael Dray too. THE BURNING MOUNTAIN. Yes, Paounft was prond, rery proud. It was not In vain that she possessed such large eyes, finely arched black eyebrows and a small, aquiline nose. Her mouth, too, though Bomewhnt large, was rosj and well shaped, and when she spoke or laughed her teeth showed like two white rows of shining pearls. Her jet block tresses were bonnd around her head like a coronet, which made the country folks mockingly call her "Prim do Imparat" (the young empress). Her tall figure and -well poised head gare -her BO majestic- ft- bearing that she well merited the sobriquet in question. She was not, hownver, too proud to turn round when Tannas passed by, nor to listen to his compliments when they danced the "Hora" together on Sunday evenings on the Tillage green; but when any allusion was made to this love affair, Paouna grew very red and gave sharp answers to what she considered Impertinent remarks. Many other young peasants In the neighboring village^, as well as in their own, became envious of Tannas, more especially when they learned that he and Paouna were really betrothed. But, alas! Boon a crnel war broke out and Tannas bad to inarch with the army to the banks of the Dntrabe. Poor Pnounn pent up her tears in the presence of strangers, and no one dared to ask her even if she shed them in secret. It seemed very long before news of the army reached her; but when she ~heard the villagers talking of a battle which had taken place, she had to lean for support against the stone cross at the entrance of the village, so sick and giddy did she become. 1'roru that time forth night brought her no repose, and she was compelled' to burn her little lamp, so as not to see the phantom which constantly pursued her — Tannas, covered with wounds, dying or dead. One gloomy- night she was seated on the edge of her bed, her bards crossed on her lap, her eyes wide open looking out into the void, and heeding not footsteps which came stealthily along outside the bouse, when some one tapped" lightly at her window. She sprang to her feet, and, stlfllnct nucream, turned round and tried to penetrate the obscurity. It seemed to her that Taunas was there, and at the lame moment she heard her name softly ^CBllfid^rlLPaOUlift,^Paouna T: <1eniveome cut- to me. Fear nothing; it Is I, Tanims, only Tannas." Paouna had already her hand on the lock of the door, and In an Instant she was outside. Immediately two strong arms clasped her round the waist, but she quickly disengaged herself, saying: "Is it really you, Tannas, or is eomo one playing me a trickf" "It Is no trick, Paouna darling," said he. "See, touch your own ring, and here round my throat is the little sHver imago you gave me. I could contain myself up longer, so I came to see if you were stilPfaithful to me." "Who, then, has sent you away from the army?" she asked. "Why, no one, of course." "No one? and yet yon are hero! The war, then, In endedf" "Oh, no, they are still fighting, but I stole •ecretly awijy for love of you, Paouna." "For love of me," she cried, bursting into a mocking laugh; "did you think, then, that I should bu proud to have a deserter tor my loverf Go away instantly, I im- ploso you." "Is this your love, Paonna? You send mo away to my death; you crush my dearest hopes." "Go' whore you *cJJl, but leave me, and mark well what I say; Never will I become your wife, never will I take for my husband a man_ whom I despise." '(You love another, then?" said he. "No, Tannas, I still love you, and only you; for you only have I watched through all these long and weary nights, but never did the idea suggest itself to me that I loved a coward." Then Paouna hid her face in. her hands and began to weep bitterly; "And I who thought yon would receive me so joyfully, And put me in such *afe hiding," said he in a disappointed tone. "Oh, shame, shame to me," she cried, "that I should be your betrothedl But hear now what I •ay, the Buccgl itself shall burn before I consent to be your wife. " Here the young couple exchanged such angry glances that their eyes gleamed in the obscurity of, the night. -.-.. Suddenly the sky became illumined by a roseate reflection, and when they looked up it seemed as If the summit of the great mountain, the Bucegl, were in flames. The brightness grew more and more Intense, and a red flre seemed to shoot upward from amid a mass of stars. The neighbors ran to their windows and doors, crying out that the forest was on fire, (jhat the mountain was burning. Dogs barked, cocks crowed. Paouna seized tho young man by the shoulder, and giving him a, vigorous push, cried in a low voice, "Go away from here, go and hide your head, or I shall die of shame." Then hastily •he closed the door and extinguished her lamp. lu an agony of fear her eyes followed Tannas creeping along under the shade of the cottages. Little heed gave she when the neighbors called to her to come out and see the miracle of the burning mountain. ;. From that eight Paouna grew pale and thin, and was no longer seen to smile; aha who used to be so fond of jokes and smart speeches gave now but hasty and curt replies. AU day she worked client and pensive, pausing only occasionally to seat herself at th ; edge of the fountain and bathe her burning forehead. Sometimes •he gazed on her own reflection in the water or cast a terrified look up to the heights of the Bucegl mountains. Gradually the rumor spread that Tannas had been seen In the village. There were those who pretended to hare recognized htm by the light of the burning mountain, and bad even heard his voice in conversation with Paouna. When they questioned her as to the truth of this large drops of perspiration stood on her forehead, her lips grew white and she trembled when she answered: "Was not all dark and aUent with us when the Bucegl was in flamesf" The mother of Paouna shook her head, bit her lips and pretended that in the age of wickedness most extraordinary things would come to pass. At length there arrived news from the Danube's banks, news of a fierce strife, of a bloody battle having been fought This time Paouna wag among the last to learn what had occurred, but when it did rearch her ear* ens ran quickly home, mod* op a li tils bun-V'e of linea with a piece of mamaliga (Indian corn paste), end some slices at baked pumpkin and a wooden fiask of water, and Buy leg to her mother, "Have no fear for me, you will •ee me home again very soon," set off to walk her long and weary journey. * * -* o • • Night came over the buttle field, the tUftd and tho dying lay here and there indiscriminately nixed, while horse* *trug- gied in llreir fierce agony Aud tried to get Ojpoa their feet, afiixm*clou» that toe; were ri.ierlfit). Tb* remnant of the army ITM <-ncrt wjssfi wound ***£*> so e«nt lor to* groan* of ttio rant", spjirrhlntf mil Inquiring for Tannas in every tent. Armed only with her cnurncc, oho ttent alike to friend and foe, giving wntrr to come and examining carefully the faces of f how who nrriled drink no longer. At gth tb" rnnnd moon ahono full on this Bcciie'ot "tiimtny and 1 th« young girl moro easily continued her task, turning now on this side, now on that, kneeling here and there—seeking, seeking some one wearing a little metal image tied around bis stained and swollen throat—some one with a ring which she could readily recognize encircling his stiffened finger. The cam? was now plunf*Ml in (flppp, but still guided by the moon's rays Paouna pursued her weary course amidst the dying and the dead. Sometimes she gently called, •Tannas, Tannas," and occasionally a feeble sigh answered her appeal; then she wonld hopefully approach, but aft«r searching from whence the sigh came, and giving water to drink, and carefully examining in vain, she shook her head and went wearily and sorrowfully on her way. At last the moon disappeared, and the cold gray dawn replaced its friendly beams, when Pnouna perceived something shining In tho distance. She ran hastily along and found herself beside a seeming corpse, partly stripped of clothing, but with his stiffened hand clasped firmly round some object suspended from his throat. ^)n one of the fingers wasT theTrinjf which she knew BO well, and crying "Tannas"," she fell faint and exhausted by the side of a blood stained and scarcely recognizable figure: After a few momenta she came to herself again, and set to work to wash the toco of her lost lover. Through her tears she could perceive that a sword cut had traversed the eyes and Injured- the nose: but, oh, joy I sure sign of life, tho blood began again to flow. Speedily she moist: ened the parched lips, and bound the poor wounded head. Tannas sighed heavily, and hearing his name he sought with his hands to find the face of his benefactor. • "My Paounal" said he, in a feeble voice, "leave me alone to die. I am good for nothing more on earth, for I am quite 1 blludl" "Yes, yes!" cried Paouna, "you ar emy beloved, you are my betrothed husband, and, if the good God only wills it; you will, soon ba my husband in renlity. Only re- [ main quiet now; you must rest and l>e' silent while I watch by you." • * * % * *. • ' Many long weeks have expired since that cold gray morning dawn, long weeks, during which, by night and day, Paouna has watched by the hospital bedside of : Tannas, she herself taking no rest, content only: to be always near hlm-^-near him, her hetol .Then came, a summer' day, when two pilgrims were seen coming up the village road—a blind man wearing a soldier's cloak, the medal of honor on his breast, and led with tender solicitude by a young girl, who said, as old friends came out' to greet them, with a prond Btnilo on her lips: "Do you see htm? This is my Tannas, my betrothed, my hero. See the sign of honor on his breast." "And on hla countenance also," sighed Tannas. —Never was such a marriage celebrated in the Village f Numbers of peasants came from^the "surrounding hamlets, bringing their offerings of nuts and white cakes and delicious dulceata (a fruit sweetmeat). Many pitied, others sympathized with Paouna, because she was marrying a blind man; but she answered joyfully to each and all: "I am proud of him, proud to nave a hero for my husband, and I have strength and will enough to work for us both." ' , The.mountain that they had seen In flames that fearful night was named Piatja Arsa (the burnt stone), for the shepherds and sportsmen who crossed the heights declared that tho rocks were completely calcined.—Carmen Sllvo, the Queen of Roumanii, in Home Journal. SKILLFUL FOUR LEGGED MINERS. Canning Gopher* And How They Boro Tunnels—^Wher*' They Carry Food. In appearance, the gopher, or pouched rat, as it is sometimes called, resembles a short tailed and short legged rat, with a large head and protruding teeth. Their cheeks attract attention, having the appearance of being pushed out or stuffed with something, but this Is owing to the fact that our miner has two very strange receptacles, one on each side, separate and distinct from the month, -little carpet bags we might call them, each lined with fur, and large enough to enable me to thrust fat my\ thumb to the first joint. Pouches, they are sometimes and often called, and as to their use, there seems to bo a diversity of qpinlon, The front claws'of this miner are extremely large 1 and powerful'and enable it to construct tunnels with remarkable rapidity.' When once beneath the surface they construct their .mines in.cvery direc- tign, with no "great': regularity! but evidently with the idea of forming a labyrinth that will carry off floods. That this la successful I have frequently Demonstrated-, by ' turning a large stream of water 1 into -the mine. It would run In wlthont overflowing for a long time, and I have never succeeded in forcing one out by this means. ' It would naturally be supposed that such miners would place their nest at some distant or deep lead in the mine, but the reverse is the rule, the warm nest of blta of weed being formed Very near the surface, from which'different'mines lead away, taking any water that might come In. It might be assumed that the bags or pouches were used to carry out the dirt and stones.', removed,. but, curiously enough, they use them for exactly the reverse, and for carrying seeds or food. Aa soon as a gopher makes up its mind that its mining operations have been observed, it invariably crawls out, or partly out, of the mine or burrow, and, filling Its pouches with sticks and sand, backs quickly In, its tall seemingly guiding it to the hole with unfailing 'regularity, the animal never turning, but always backing, and moving no rapidly that it seems almost like the curious lizard that runs one way as well as another. The soil and material carried in this way id deposited at the entrance of the mine, and if the animal thinks that danger is imminent it bites off earth at the mouth of the burrow. Having done this for a few -mo- menta it disappear! and a second later the opening closes, and a close examinv tlon shows a quivering of the earth and a repeated pushing up as If some one was patting St from below. In short,' the mine has been filled np> from below and 10 skillfully that fi-w would notice it But where is the miner? Not off in •ome deep lead hutj'dreds of, feet away, but near at hand, In a tunnel quite at the surface, that has a port hole about as large as a pea. Through this "port hole" the wily miner tnk>a observations, and the tunnel will not be reopened for weeks if it is watched. The gopher comas out generally at n I gh t to feed, and carries seeds in its ponches, but the sand and gravel that is removed trom the mine is never taken in this way, Being pushed up by the animal's breast and forefeet. They are the pests of the Southwest portions of the continent, and $ie valley* ol southern-•OallfornUt are tunneled 4>y « m*ze- of their mine*.— Golden Dayt. ptw WfigWW %jo»» Bell Telephone Stock. Bell telephone stock, with a par valm Of $100 u Shane, is tilling at $800. It payi |5 per cent, dividends and 1* supposed M *aru about 80 per cent. The largest bloc* $f the stock is held by the inventor and Sis wife. Another large bolder It Forboa, VIA Boatoa capltalJit, who ban * coutrct lug Intercut la tiie Burlington road *nd fc feiber-ln-law of Perkioa, UM it n t 4«t—M«w York COR3iN'3 ULTIMATUM. c Striker Par* It« 8tat«mf»nt« An* Not CorracL READING, 1'a., Jan. 2^ —President Cor- bTn'rt Rfnfnhu-nt hffTInf^ b^n mnrfn in inv^w-:"' to cmnmuniCRtio'n reooi 7-. 1 1 fre:n b;i.!:;i;u m«m and others aion^ thft lino of the roftfi, li roR»rded as an ultimatum, and it In generally believed that many of tha miners, viewing it In tbnt light, will bo d!»pcned to resume work, but »o far there la no sign, of a break. Secretary Cahlll, of the rniPway ' ex 'cative committee, says Cortilu'a statement or the origin of the strike Is not correct, an-1 If It was the pro^ent strike is a difffrenl mattpf, as it for the integrity of the Knight* of I.ilwr. Ha also says the memorandum of agreement with the minors, pub- llnhsJ by Corbin, was repudiated by the miners at tbo tlmo. Tho miners at Mnhnnoy Plalne are divided. Many vroulJ gladly return to work If a few cool and conservative men would lead. They are orderly, and there have been no disturbances A number of merchant* of Mount Cnrmol liave decided to close their books and sell only for ready money. Bcma are going out of the bin.innsn. The meat dealer* manly demand spot caxti. CONDENSED NEWS. The killer of Neil McKaigua baa _ bean acquitted, 'Eleven hundred cigar-makers are now o.i strike at New York. The Reading minors have lost nearly $600,. 000 in wage) already. Dan Drisooll, a murderer and criminal desperado, was hanged in New York Monday. ( Several children were suffocated in a burning dwelling houne in New York Monday morning. It Is stated that "BUnky" Morgan, the man nnder sentence of death for the murder of Detective Hiilllgan near Ravenna, Ohio, last February, will make a confession. Henry Zimmerman, a wealthy leather merchant of Peru, Ilia., died of apoplexy Monday, iu hid store, while waitmg oa a customer. Ha was 67 yearn o( aga. The senate committee on public lands baa reported favorably the bill forfeiting all lands granted to railroads in case* where the roads are not now actually completed and In operation. M. Blocum, dealer in agricultural implements at Elgin, Ills., has assigned, with liabilities of about ta, 000. Ills principal creditor Is the firm of Althouse & Wheeler, Waupun. Win. Jt.dge Bryant, of Wisconsin, assistant attorney general for the postoffloa department, denies that be is to be transferred from the postoffice department to the general land office or any other position. Miss H. E. Coffin, a young Cincinnati lady, who has l«en following Kyrle.Bellew, an actor in Mrs. Potter's company, armed with a pistol, declaring she would shoot him because he Insults her, as she thinks, has b«en placed under legal restraint as non compos. The national bane ball league has laid down Itn playing programme for the coming season, opening April 'M and closing October 6. The Detroit club opens Jho season in Chicago, Indianapolis In Pittsburgh, New York in Philadelphia, and Washington in Boston. It is hardly worth mentioning, but Cashier Charlo.3 O'Brien and Bookkeeper E. E. Morse, of the Auburn, N. Y., First National bank, can not be found. Neither can $10,01)0 of the bank's money, and there is a suspicion that tbe embezzlement will reach a much higher figure. , ^^ Louisa Mlchul, the notorious French female Anarchist, bad a narrow escape from assassination at Havre Monday night While she was addressing .an Anarchist meeting a man In tbe audience fired a re>ol- ver at her, wounding her lu the head and destroying one of her ears. Loulnlnnii Republicans In Conrnn tlon. NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 24—The Republican state convention mot here Monday, but did not fully ; organiza. The conservative element seems to be In a majority, and thor* is no doubt that a full state ticket will be nominated. About one-fourth of thedelcgates are white men. Mr. Egbert Hsrlan, of Ohio, is lu attendance on tbe convention to represent tbe Bhurman interests. The "ghoo-rij" Jumps the Track. Pi.?HOUTH, N. H., Jan. 21.— The "Shoe- fly" train bound south on the Boston, Concord & Montreal railroad ran oft the track at Warren Summit at 8 o'clock Monday morning, demolishing one car and shaking ,up tbe passengers badly.' No one was hurt The accident was caused bf a broken rail. This makes tbe fourth derailment of trains since Saturday night All trains are from three to four hours late. Long Distance Conversation. VANCOUVER, R C., Jan. 24.—Conversation was carried on Sunday by telegraph between Correspondent Norman la this city 'and Editor Stead of The Pall Mall Gazette in London, a distance bf 6,900 miles over tbe Canadian Pacific, Foetal and Mackay-Bennet cable lines. The time of lending messages and receiving answer* was leas than four minutes. ' THE MARKETS. Cmoioo, Jan. 28. On tae board of trade to-day quotation! ranged at follows: Wheat—No. 9 February, opened TCJio, closed 78)<o; March, opened TT^o, closed ?<%:; Maj, opened Wffj, closed 8S%0- Corn-No. 2 lebruarjr, opened 48^0, closed 48c; March, opened- 46Uc,. cloned 48)40 nominal; May, opened 6S^o, closed W^c. Oato— No. I Haj, opened 8S%c, closed sa^o. Pork —February, opened |14.1">4 closed $18.00; May. opened IU.OS, closed J14.l»-zr)i L»rd-F»b- ruary,' opened $7.45, closed J7.83. Lire stock—Following are the Union Block yards quotations: Hogt—H&rlcet opened fairly active, with prices 8(3 We higher; • %ht grades, %4.90®&.K; rough packing, f3.10Q&.18; mixed loU, 13.1033.50; haavy packing and shipping lota, »5.40@&.80. Cattle-Weak; bids lower; choice, $4.65®D.OO;. medium, f8.7SQ4.2S; inferior, JUOO<ifr«-K>; cows, fl.7BQ3.00; stockers, f iOOaS.40. . Sheep—Market unchanged; com- toon, J3.oOi3S.73; medium, HOCKS*.JO; good, »4.iO>a3.1ft; lamba, f4.0038.2S. Produce: Butter—Fancy Elgin creamery, 80@ EC per Ib; fancy dairy, 21@Wo; packing stock, 18®I6e. Eggs-Stricily fn»h, ttift&a per doi; Ice-house, 17Q18c; pickled, liQlfe. Dressed poultry—Chickens, 7©8>io per Ib; turkeyj, 8<a So; duck«, 8®9o; goon , oi&fc. Potatoes-&3® no per ba; mrett potatoes, *i60®4.00 per bbL Apples—Fair to .ohoio*. f 1.50<&i.73 per bbL Cranbeiries-Bea and oijerry, |9.*5 por bbl; bell and bugle, fa.M. Mew York. . New Yoas. Jan. S3. Wheat--Quiet; No. 1 red state, 84/3M)<e; No, S do. »lKc: No. 8 red winter February, SOJ^o; do May, wye. Corn-Dull;- No. 2 mUed cub, t2Xc; do F«bru:iry. lil^o; do May, 61^0. Oat»- 8u«dy; No. I u-tiite state, t.'©43c: No. Sdo, 4IVjO; No. * mixed . February, SHJ^o. Rye—Dull and unchaugeJ. Barley—Nominal Pork—Dull; mesa, Jli.i'.ijJll.SO. Lard-February, J7.5SI; May, fJ.TK. . • - - . • • Lire Mock: Cattle—Poor to fairly prime steers, f3.75ftS.80; bulls and dry cows, fi.S6<a 8.60; a fetr bulki'aud fat cows, f4 00®4 W. Steep and lamb»»*Firm for aheeo and weak for orUio* try to common htmlm; common to extra aheep, 94.0034 M; common to extra lamba Bom—Nearly nominal but armer; It la said tbe Lanjrtry garter (s getting to be fasMonabie and much worn; how this may be, we do not know, but we do know '.bat everyoue is using Dr. Bull's Congt Syrup for all catarrbul affections. It U mighty haul fur or man dtit cebef was iu trouble UT lie yer true frleu'. It take* a front tcr sweeten'de wild grape*. C. P. Unutlnston, tlia fifty miUionabtt. OMd to peri;U« uet bnttor bjr UM pound to Utc miner* in From ."Vplson, Jan. 23.—Thp sevore weather we have been having has somowhat mod- rated. Mr. W. 8. Rrlerton and family ase on the s!<;!s }',..(.. Mrs. A. H- Keister has been Sfirloiis- ly 111, bat is sotiiewhat better at thU writing. Her sou Charles, agent fi r the C. A N. W. R. ft Co. at Garden I'lain, 111, came home to see her last Friday and returned Saturday. Charley looks well and we all were pleased to see him. Mr. Thomas McGarvey and family, of Oregon, are visiting their brother, W. Unangst. for a few days. Mrs. II. Sheldon and Miss Emm i Stltzel, of Rock Falls, were visiting at Mr. John Stltzel's Friday and Saturday- last. - Mr. Henry Thorne and Miss Zulu Williams took a little pleasure trip last Saturday; went to Amboy and at- tneded a select party Saturday evening, returning to Dlxon on the 1. C. R. R. and visited Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Williams Sunday. Henry ^says_lots_of fun. Our gentlemanly night operator, B. Hastrawser and Miller Stltzel took a trip to Clinton, Iowa, Saturday. The boys say they spent a very pleasant day. Our tax collector, Mr. Win. Phillips, U attending to that business now and says you can'Vay your taxes to him at the C. & N. W. R. R. officeatNelson on Friday or at Dlion on Saturday. S. McKlnstry' nays baching Is not what it Is cracked up to be. Mr. Louis Long has concluded to quit farming. Will hnve a sale in a month or so more. His son will take charge or the old homestead In -the spring. . __• ~ Mr.: Frank Stevens, "of our'town, will at an early day remove to Pennsylvania, which place he intends making his home in the future. Mr. Anthony Thorne Is laying off for repairs. . . Wedding bells are ringing. UNO. "HACKMETAOK," a lasting and fragrant perfume. Price 25 and 60 cents. O. A. Oliver & Co. 2 Is International arbitration coming? Looks like it. Then would be the mil- lenntal's dawn. ARE YOU MADE miserable by Indigestion, Constipation, Dizziness, Loss of Appetite, Yellow Skin? Shiloh's Vlt- -»li?,er48* positive-cure;—Or AT—Oliver A Co. 2 Cooled up again last night. WILL YOU SUFFER with Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint V Shilotrs Vitul- izer is guaranteed to cure you. 2 Get the submerged district in shape und then go ahead. SniLon's CATARIUI REMEDY—a pos itive cure for Catarrh, Diptheria and Canker Mouth. O. A. Oliver & Co. 2 The dam must be built. SHJLOH' CURE will immediately relieve Croup, Whooping Cough and Bronchitis. O.A. Oliver & Co. 2 Carlisle is now well seated. FOR DYSPEPSIA and LiverComplalnt, you have aprin.ed guarantee on ev«-ry bottle of Shiloh's vlializer. It never fails to cure. O.A. Oliver & Co. a David Whitmer, one 'of Joseph Smith's witnesses to the book of Mormon, is dyinif.' Yesterday he avouched before witnesses the truth of the discovery. A NASAL INJEOTOK tree with each bottle of Shiloh's Catarrh Remedy. Price 60 cents. O. A. Oliver & Co. 2 Louise Michel got a dose of her own medicine. WHY WILL YOU cough when Sbiloh's Cure will give you Immediate relief. Price 10 eta., SO eta. and 81. O. A. Oliver & Co. 2 Marshall McDonald is fish commissioner. . .. Bneklen'o Arniea Halve. The beat salve in the world for Cuta, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Stores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and postlvely cures Piles, or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded Pries 25 cents per box. For Bale byS trickier & Boorse. OlLIs"drapping". When you need a friend, seledtatrue one. Dr. Jones' Red Clover Tonio Is the best friend mankind has for all diseases of the stomach, liver and kidneys. The best blood purifier an tonic known. 60cts. For sale by O. A. Oliver. Hurry up the 'dam; Spring is coming. ' Wonderful Core*. W. I>. Hoyt & Co., Wholesale and Retail Druggists of Home Ga., aay, We have beeu Belling Dr. King's New Discovery, Electric Bittera and Buckleu'a Arnica Salve for four years. Have never bandied remedies that sell as well, or give such universal satisfaction There baa been some wonderful cures effected by these medicines in this city. Several cases of pronounced Consumption have been entirely cured by use of a few bottles of Dr. King's New Discovery, taken In connection with Electric : ' Bitters. We guarantee -them always. Sold by Strickler & Boorse. Cattle have suffered dreadfully on the big western ranches. • feraonal. Vr. N. II. Frohlichstein, of Mobile. Ala., writes: I take great pleasure iu recommending Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, having used-it for a severe attack of Bronchitis and Catarrh. It gave me iustunt relief and entirely cured me and I have not been afflicted since. I also beg to state that I have tried other remedies with no good result.' Have also used Electrie Bitters and Dr. King's New Life Pills, both of which I can recommend. Dr. King's New Discovery for Censump- iou. Coughs and Colds, la sold on' n positive guarantee. Trial bottle* free at Stricklers & Boorses Drug Bu>re. Eclipse of tbe moon next, Saturday night; visible at Sterling. WE AKB POSITIVE that Kemp's Sarsaparilla will cleanse and purify the blood and tone up tho nystvin. We have the confident e to guarantee it Price #1 per bottle. A. H. lleuclrlcks. Absolutely Pure. ThlsTpowdcr never varies. A marvol of purlv, strength a d wtinlcflomeneos. More cconoinlrail tlmn Urn ordinary kind-. »ml p»n not be sold In comnctltl.m with the multitude of low test.nbort welEht, alumn or phosphate powders. l>n jn?Vi>'i l i n o CI "S- &"»•*'• BAKINO POWDEB Co., 400 WHll St., New Vork Jan3id-wly fc* JPX r~*. «> **~><s.?" . FG*E3t«n.•«-.. bSaek if they ^ "<* washed »•** XrVi Vi*T>k AaSav 50 SCHOOL CLOAKS!! "Vx G to-lO Years. FIRST CLASS GARMENTS i 1 . A. ^¥ oil r Last Opport u n ity To <Pur chase a Gjod Cloak at Less Than the Cost to the Manufacturer, . New Priols, New fete, Sheetings, Shirt* Ticks, leek fe * ° ^ ' « - * . / Finest Stock Black Dross Goods in •-- . _ f.. • \/*& 1*ft Saved on every yard of Black vara an d cofo/ed si We are the Cheapest (Dry Goods Store in Whiteside County. Goods all . 'New. Jfo Old Stock. j BUITERICK'S PATTERNS Best Inthe World. N. CARIP ENTER & CO. DJonas Baer is "getting along nicely. "The best on earth" can truly be said of Urlgg's Glycerine Salve— a speedy cure for cuts, bruises, ecalds, burns, sores, piles; tetter and all skin eruptions. Try this wonder healer. iS-cta. Guarantee^. O. A. Oliver & Co. _ Sleighing is incomparably good—en- loyed by those who can affprd it; Editors don't indulge In the pastime. Typhoid, Hcorlct and Yellow Fevera jMCBHlen, IMphlherln. Hmttll-pux,Cbol- '• '. era,dte.'-. . • •- . • Darbys Prophylactic Fluid will destroy the mfectl n of all fevers and all contagious and infections diseases. Will keep the atmosphere of any sickroom pure and wholesome, absorbing and destroying unhealthy effluvia and contusion resulting therefrom. Will netrallze any bad smell whatever, not by distinguishing it, but by destroying ft. Use Darbya Prophylaotio Fluid ;'n *very sick-room. -. ' • tths , The Kockford Register, like the GA- ZBTTE, insists upon the call for election of judge at once. The great popularity and success of Salvation Oil, the great pain destroyer, has made a target for counterfeiters. Beware of imitations. Price 25 cents a bottle. New U«e for Wire. A newpsa for wire la described by The Lelpzlgef Illiistrlrte Schumacher Zeitnng. U is stated thnt In various tolU,t<xry <Ua-, trlcts of north and south Germany, aa well aa In Holland, trials have been made of wire Bolca covered with a substance resembling ludia rublwr.. These soles' are *ald to be more durable than those made of leather, cost only about half the price of leather.—New Orleans Picayune. A Planters Experience. i "My plantation U !• m uml»ria! 4U- trtot, wher« feT«r and am* pr«»»ll«l. I amplvr 16« b&vda | n«4«Mt*lT b»lf •f tlicm were sick. I WM nourly <U>> O of Tutt's Pills Tb» rwolt WM m»rv«llon«i' My men became utrong anil he»pty,an«J I bava baano rarthur troubl*. .With tbv*e pllU. I wonld not C«av to U»* la aay •Wamp." K. BIVA1* Bayou 8»r*, La. Sold Everywhere. Office, 44 Murray St^STew York. CORSET. - __ . Klo»«nt, PufMtlr BMltUal, u>4 At KMC T>«nU« kaaira, to (iu tflidi. . Ooublt fonti Double Seaml Daublf Stull ONE DOLLAR. 8OX.O EVEKYWHERE. Bortree Mfg. Co., Jaeboa, GOLD WATCHES >x* Who ever heard of a man buying < (fold Watch for 89 cents; and yet a ^nTJjJfi? ^ he T? aoi ty If £ es<1 one . of thelr «Jvertl81ng1heeta in this taanner, and did it simply to catch tbe eye of the public. Now while we don't Relieve In deception of any sort, still we have such an anxietyfo* a sight of the i "GREAT EYE OFi THE PUBLIC," That we have been making all this talk simply to get you to iookinz our wav ! and shall be willing to uke your pHnishmentfprovidlhg we f»U to ' * * ! SHOW YOU BARGAINS!! Almost equal to Gold Watches for 39 ct-nto. Don't take our word for it, but fome and look for yourself, upon the mo$t astonishing chance ever shown i TO THE PEOPLE OF THIS TOWN, |n all sorts of. useful, every-day household necessities.. Look attuese'bargalna AND COME AND EE 1 HE REST. spanned Walters, from 5 to 25c: Bread .Knives, lOc; Butcher Knives, lOo- Jew Pans.- ft and lOo; Japanned Koot Sorters. ioc; Tooth Picks larce oack- ij.6o; Mlnctog Knives, 6 and lOc; Carpet Tacks, 3 packages tV^Vmae }Iouse Trap 5c; 4-Hole Mouse Trap iOo; ; the most fashionable Neck Scarfs only |Bc,worth BOO; Fine Parlor Broom, only 2*c, wortTssc; Clofhes pfns? 3 doz. force; 15 Inch Lamp, complete. Burner and Chimney, only 25c; Lamp Chimney, only Bo; and hundreds of other; things.- Call and see for yourself 1O6 Third Street, Sterling, itls. IE. B FAO$Y & po. CLUMBERS, STEAM,& GAS H AVE NOW IK THEIR EMPLOY Mil, JOHN BUCKLEY, recently In tUe employ of J. 8. Johnstons as Plumber. We also have arraugcmeuts with WALTER A. FACfcY, iin expert FUunber, now with E. BajfKot In the beat p'umblug establishment In Ulilcago, In ixue uf a< y fliiu or ei tra work, to assist .119. We are pr>>piireU to Inake contracts auU Ilirnlah mnt'- rl&l (or all work In Uie Fliuubliig, Btesuu and (las FlttliiK line, and ke-u iu stoc& Iron, lead and sewtr pipe, bnus goouD, puntp^ 4c., &c. ; eviTy- thlng to ue found Iu a llrat-clasa establl&lmiem, at rt-iisormble pirices, and we are now prepared to do work In B f>atbfiutary manner UDd tuaraiitco nil work und material 03 represented. : T. K. FACE1*. who lnw been In buslnese beiv almost contmuoujly forthe last thirty-two years, will superintend tee work. til» quallfloitlona aa A laocbaalc *" too wull known to uo«d continent ' : (SHOP AT TUB OliD MTAHJt —AND— GAS FITTER. iron, Lead, Oulvert and. Se.\ver ]t*ipe. A K»ll Line of Braea fled. NO. -l. I BW1H MCM4NIGAL HAS riTAKTKIl A inew dray, and Is prepared to do uU klods ol muling. Moving hou»onold goodj nud plauot L«»TO onlere at Welrln A 8orp ' atpecUIty. •ad H Woader* exist In thciuaud ol lormt.but areiurpoawd by t e tnarreti o( Uivt-Htlou, Tiios.- wbu an in i)t-<xl ol profllable work Uiat cau be done while livltii? at humr sliuuld »t oiHt; »t*iMl iliclr aodrvui to Hal- l*tt & Co.. Portland, Maine,and n>«!v« free, full |Bf<vniuiit<iti how eltiR<r «tx, of all a^-a tun ««ru Irom |« to *36 iwr day &u4 upwards ou«rw«a Uity UY» You are »tarttHl fn*. Capital unt to- uuii«J. svinn faave iifsuli- cnw tit) ig * llama day »t tWi wiwlt, All «wx-»«d. ihra , Em«lD« Pumps aud Pump Repairs, Qua uid Oil Fix- tares. SHOP OPPOM1TG , OH FOUBTH BLUE L.IIVE. l3UN.ND;rG THBBE WAGONS TX ^P,. 800 ^ Promptly deayarxl to auy part of the city. Specialty of reaiovtnjf >>•• - -field . <--. ,-^niiayn B H Wi .^i*« H fVE-.Y0yR BOOKS-BOUND AT THB GAZETTE BINDERY.

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